Friday, August 22, 2014   

Greek jobless ranks swell to 1.3m
(03-13 19:31)

Official figures show the unemployment rate in Greece increased to 27.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Data from the statistics agency show the jobless rate increased from 27 percent in the third quarter of 2013 and from 26 percent in the same three months of 2012.
Greece, a country of about 10 million people, has 1.36 million people out of work, the figures show. Young people are the most severely affected, with 57 percent of those aged 15-24 jobless.—AP
   
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